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James E. COLLETT Sr.

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James E. COLLETT Sr. Obituary

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COLLETT Sr., James E. 75, of Springfield, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Springfield Regional Medical Center following several years of failing health. He was born in Portland, Indiana on December 14, 1938 the only son of the late Leonard D. and Goldie May (Miller) Collett. Jim retired from Navistar following 45 years of service in Springfield and Fort Wayne. He was an avid bowler and golfer, loved trips to the casinos and was a member of the Eagles, Elks and Moose Lodge for many years. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Cheryl Ann (Kujawa) Collett; six children, Sandra (Darrell) Cates of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Catherine (Greg) Newcomer of Butler, Indiana, James E. Jr. (Anna) Collett of Liberty Township, Ohio, James Lee (Cheryl) Collett of Larwill, Indiana, Pete Collett of Springfield, and Michael E. Casey of Springfield; nine grandchildren, Megan Ann, Michael Lee, Britney, Zach, Jennifer, Taylor, Frankie, Andrew, Keeley, and Kinzie; and a great grandson, Logan. A service in celebration of Jim's life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. Memorial contributions may be made to the . You may express condolences to the family at www.littletonandrue.com


Published in Springfield News-Sun on Apr. 7, 2014
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